AluYa5 (DF0000053)

AluYa5 subfamily


Alu elements derive from a pair of internally-deleted 7SL RNA monomers that are joined by an A-rich linker.


  1. Recently amplified Alu family members share a common parental Alu sequence.
    Deininger PL, Slagel VK;
    Mol Cell Biol 1988;8:4566-4569 Pubmed

  2. Structure and variability of recently inserted Alu family members.
    Batzer MA, Kilroy GE, Richard PE, Shaikh TH, Desselle TD, Hoppens CL, Deininger PL;
    Nucleic Acids Res 1990;18:6793-6798 Pubmed

  3. A transpositionally and transcriptionally competent Alu subfamily.
    Matera AG, Hellmann U, Schmid CW;
    Mol Cell Biol 1990;10:5424-5432 Pubmed


Accession Name Wikipedia
Type Retrotransposon Article
Class SINE
Superfamily Alu Article

Hit Statistics

The model is 311 positions long. The average length of non-redundant hits to the model is 277.2. This table shows the number of hits above score thresholds:

Species Gathering Trusted
non-redundant all hits non-redundant all hits
Homo sapiens 4128 1259322 4009 1229987

External Database Links

  • Repbase : AluYa5 [Requires Repbase registration]